"Peter, I think I'm going to Press my Luck!"
"Alright, BIG BUCKS! BIG BUCKS! No Mirrors, AND......
Ted Toles (SP)
Roman Emperors Caesar Augustus (stealth insert)
Alex Rodriguez Road to 500 Bullshit Waste of Cardboard: #272 (1:24)
Yes, I pulled the cardboard equivalent of hitting the Whammy: another lousy A-Rod mirror card. The fact that I pulled one in a pack of Allen & Ginter, of all products, makes me despise the whole "mirror" concept that much more.
On the other hand I did get one of those Roman Emperor "stealth" inserts (and a pretty good one to boot: Augustus), and an SP of Negro Leaguer Ted Toles -- which like all the SPs in this Blaster, is one that I already had.
You know what would make a cool stealth insert for '08 TA&G? Vintage game show villains. There could be "The Whammy" from
In the meantime, here's a new addition to my gallery of 2008 Allen & Ginter Fantasy cards: "The Whammy." And joining him is Michael Larson, the man who "hacked" Press Your Luck and ripped CBS off for over $110,000 in cash and prizes, then lost most of it in a real estate Ponzi scheme shortly thereafter.